The Emperor's Silent Army: Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China

by Jane O'Connor

Hardcover, 2002

Status

Available

Call number

931 O'Co

Call number

931 O'Co

Local notes

931 O'Co

Barcode

6370

Publication

Viking Books for Young Readers (2002), 48 pages

Description

Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

48 p.; 9.15 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member pgreenley
This is a great detailed but accessible book about the Terracotta Army of Xi'an. I have actually been to Xi'an and seen the warriors in person but this book still taught me a few new things. I love all the details about the emperor's life and also all the acknowledgement of what facts still remain
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a mystery. The author's note in the back is a great addition to the information of the book.
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LibraryThing member Rvalencia
A picture can say 1000 words, and the images of the terra-cotta soldiers speaks volumes. The msyrty behind them is the real foundation for their beauty. No one knows why there is no history written about them, why they were made, or there purpose for the burial of them. These works of art are truly
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one of the life greatest mystery.
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Lexile

1040L

Pages

48

Rating

(11 ratings; 4.1)
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